Posts Tagged ‘materials’

Differentiating between joists and blocking

7 July 2017 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

A common frustration when using the beam tool is how to get the beams to show separately to blocking set between.  No doubt we are all familiar with this We can now use the Floor Plan 3D document to create tidy looking floor framing plans, (refer to this tip for guidance) By default I get

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Multiple Building Materials

17 January 2014 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You may find in V17 that there is potentially a need to create multiple copies of the same building material for use in different situations. One example I discovered was Polystyrene insulation.  Even though this is the same material on site, I had to create multiple different materials with different priorities.   As you can

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Multi Plane Roof Materials

5 August 2011 James Service No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 15, Tip of the Day

ArchiCAD 15’s new Multi Plane Roof allows for the customisation of individual planes whether this be different pitches, gable or hip or materails. If you have changed materials individually and then edit the main roof settings ArchiCAD lets you reapply the main material settings or keep the individual settings.

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Materials on Cabinet Door Panels

29 April 2011 Andrew Watson No Comments
Cabinets, Tip of the Day

Flat panels on cabinet doors have the same angle control as tongue & groove panels, louvres, etc. If the material’s texture is running at the wrong angle, simply adjust the panel angle. The texture will update to the new angle setting.

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